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About Local Offer

After consultation, parents and carers overwhelmingly said that they wanted good quality, up to date information.   The Government responded to this by including in the Children and Families Act 2014, a Local Offer.


This means that every council has to publish information about the types of services, advice and support young people between the ages of 0 to 25 and their parents and carers can expect to find on offer in their city or county.

This information has to be found in one place and is grouped in the following way:


More than a directory

The government states that we must involve young people and their parents and carers in the Local Offer. Leicester is doing this through You said, we did where visitors to the website can tell us what is good and how we can improve our information.

We also have Your voice which provides city people with the power to influence policy and commissioning.


How does someone without a computer access the Local Offer?

We are very aware that not everyone feels confident to use information technology or that every household owns a computer.  Therefore, it is essential that other ways of accessing this information is made known to these groups of people.

To make the Local Offer accessible to all; the following arrangements are in place:


  • Information centres across the city will help search for information online

  • Local Offer is available from a mobile phone

  • Support services such as SENDIASS will help navigate the Local Offer

  • Local Offer Live and other public events gives access to information 

  • Community groups and organisations such as Citizens Advice 

  • Schools, Colleges and Health workers

Contact Us

For more information about the Local Offer:

0116 454 4772


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